News of the day 7 February 2018
News / Latest headlines

Economy

Balearics unemployment rate could reach an historical low in 2019

An unemployment rate of 7.8% would be one of the lowest ever recorded in a Spanish region.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Bylaws

Town hall in a hurry to agree terraces bylaw

The bylaw will in principle forbid terraces in streets that are under 3.5 metres in width.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Environment

Government points to "personal interests" in Ternelles case

"A family with considerable financial power has for decades been engaged in litigation with public authorities in Majorca with regard to the use of the way."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

Palma rentals zoning being contracted out

The town hall has needed additional resources to help it draw up its map for holiday rentals zoning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Entertainment

Primal Scream to play Magalluf

Primal Scream will be playing the Mallorca Live Festival 2018, to be held at the old Aquapark in Magalluf on 11 and 12 May.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Holiday rentals

PP and El Pi get behind holiday rentals

Biel Company of the PP wants "clear and objective criteria" for holiday rentals and not the current arbitrariness.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Transport

Senate turns down motion for 75% resident flight discount

The Balearics, the Canaries (and Ceuta and Melilla) are fighting for a higher flight discount for residents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

Politics

Government parties looking forward to a second term

PSOE's spokesperson warned that the alternative to the "progressive political pact" is a government of the PP and the C's.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

News / Comment

Comment

Brexit damage

If a second referendum was held on Brexit, would Britain vote leave?

Jason Moore

Sport / Other Sports

Tennis

Alcudia could host Davis Cup tie with Germany

Spain's Davis Cup quarter-final against Germany is scheduled for 6 to 8 April.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

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